BBSRC DTP Programme
University of Cambridge and Partner Institutes operate a BBSRC funded Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP), providing 4-year fully funded studentships leading to the degree of PhD.
The programme provides excellent post-graduate training, addressing the need for trained scientists in strategically-important research areas and skills grouped in four separate strategic priority research themes:
- Bioscience for Health
- Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy
- Agriculture and Food Security
- World-Class Underpinning Bioscience
Read more at bbsrcdtp.lifesci.cam.ac.uk
Personal and Professional Development for Postdocs and Research Staff
The Researcher Development Programme includes training and development opportunities for postdoctoral researchers and research staff in leadership, teaching and learning, personal effectiveness, strategic career management, amongst others.
Read more at www.ppd.admin.cam.ac.uk/information-postdocsresearch-staff
Post-docs of Cambridge Society
Postdocs Of Cambridge (PdOC) is the Cambridge University Society for postdoctoral research staff and Junior Research Fellows (JRFs).
PdOC represents postdocs in career development, contract research conditions, college affiliation, and social and sporting issues. All Cambridge postdocs are welcome to join, and there is no membership fee.
Read more at www.pdoc.cam.ac.uk
Research Know How
The University doesn’t just provide technical and scientific skills but also entrepreneurial and business skills. For example, the Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (a not-for-profit organisation based in the University of Cambridge Judge Business School) provides elective modules in undergraduate and postgraduate and postgraduate programmes focused on entrepreneurial practice, and also runs a range of open programmes for aspiring entrepreneurs such as Enterprise Tuesday, Ignite and Enterprisers.
Read more at www.cam.ac.uk/research/innovation-at-cambridge/cambridge-skills-and-know-how